[clug] old computer
antigramp at yahoo.com.au
Mon Nov 28 07:50:43 GMT 2005
--- Tony and Robyn Lewis <gnutered at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> Gary Woodman wrote:
> >--- RacHagema at netscape.net wrote:
> >>I have an old pentium mmx 233 mhz laptop with 32MB of ram and a
> >>Does anyone have any suggestions on any interesting uses of such a
> >>low powered device involving linux?
> At that spec, I'd be surprised if it had *one* NIC, let alone the
> *two* you need to make a gateway/firewall/router. > Perhaps the only
way to get
> them would be a PCMCIA USB hub, and then a couple of USB NICs.
> Sounds expensive.
Good point, but I see PCMCIA NICs going for ~$20 at the computer
markets. New ones are only $40-$50 (thankfully dongleless these days,
but those wouldn't help here).
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